DIY: Outdoor Chalkboard art.

I mentioned way back in the Decking post about how I wanted to add some chalkboard art out there, I also said keep an eye out on a post about in a few weeks – well here we are with that post. There’s a big blank brick wall out there, and I figured chalk board … [Read more…]

DIY: Rustic Planter.

Back when I posted the gallery wall update post (here.) I added a little list at the bottom, a list of things in the living room left to do. Well, today i’m tackling one of those things. Filling the bottom shelves of the TV unit. On one side, I’ve placed a lantern that was originally … [Read more…]

No zip cushion tutorial.

Its no secret that I love cushions. I just do! My style is kind of neutral, I like calm, relaxed, clean. BUT when it comes to cushions, I like the boost of personality, textures, colours, patterns that cushions will give a room. Hence why I’ve got so many of them. Anyway, we got a new … [Read more…]

Outdoor living: prettying up the decking.

Roughly one year ago Sam asked me what I wanted for our anniversary, being super practical and of course a great lover of all things Interior design – though this is technically exterior-, I asked for decking in the back garden.  Anyway, I got what I asked for, Sam worked tirelessly for two days getting … [Read more…]

Ticking my way through the to do list.

The living room was never actually the worst room in the house, but it seems to be the room that has had the most work put in, especially over the past few months. I realised though, that i’ve never actually put up any before and afters of the lounge, or any other room in the … [Read more…]

Pinty plus – DIY bookends.

Late last month I revealed how I had become a ‘Pinty pluser’. I among other crafty bloggers have been given a bunch of fab chalk spray paints  by Novasol Uk to do what we wanted with. For my first project I decided to chalk paint a fabric armchair in the most beautiful olive green shade … [Read more…]

The big build- Phase 2.

So at the beginning of the week I shared the first part of our Tv unit build, it ended with our unit fully built and looking like this.   The second half of last week was spent painting and finishing up, basically just making it pretty. As solid as the 3/4″ MDF was, it certainly … [Read more…]

The big build – Phase 1.

Every year at the start of spring I go through the same phase. With summer looming I am itching to redecorate, or in most cases completely renovate various areas of my house. This year is no different and what started as a conversation with sam over replacing our tv has spurned the biggest build we’ve … [Read more…]

Easy clock up-cycle.

Last week I was browsing through Aldi, picking up some shopping as you do, when I found a pile of reduced clocks. There wasn’t much choice in pattern but for 99p I grabbed one anyway and flung it straight into my trolley with a little up cycle in mind.     A few weeks ago, whilst … [Read more…]